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How to Delete All Rows or Truncate Model in Laravel

Learn how to easily delete all or truncate your table rows with Laravel model

Created on Jul 19, 2021

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To delete all of your rows, you can make use of the "truncate()" method available on your model.
YourModel::truncate();

Laravel Truncate Code Example
So for example, if you want to delete all of your "Article" you can define it like below. Do note that the code below is defined within the "routes/web.php" file
Route::get('/delete-articles', function () {
  Article::truncate();
});

So now when you visit "/delete-article", all of the articles will be deleted and emptied.

Delete All
One other way to delete all of the model records, you can make use of the "Article::query()->delete()". The advantage of using this method is that you get to listen to the Eloquent Event.
Article::query()->delete();

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